Visiting the Set of Orange is the New Black

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor I got an incredible opportunity recently. I’m a Netflix Stream Team Ambassador and I was invited to visit the set and meet some of the cast members. We started our afternoon at the set with lunch at Queens Kickshaw and then made our way to the studios in Astoria. We […]

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Like Turbo the Movie? Netflix is debuting Turbo FAST, the Series on Dec. 24

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor We were fans of the movie Turbo, so I was so excited to hear that Turbo FAST is going to premiere on Netflix, starting on December 24. This is the first kids series produced for Netflix. Turbo FAST is a fun filled high octane ensemble comedy series teaming Turbo, fresh […]

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Unique Gift Idea: Kids Can Design their Own Very Own Stuffed Animals with Budsies

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman My kids’ beds are filled with tons and tons of stuffed animals. Each one holds a special place in their heart, each one has a story of how they got it. But they each also have a stuffed animal that’s a little bit more special than the others. Why? Because […]

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Cool Gift idea: The Gold Rush Panning Kit

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By Julie Terrone, Contributing Editor – Have you ever want to pan for gold? While you can’t just run back in time to the Gold Rush, there is a kit that allows you to do just that! Based on Discovery Channel’s highest-rated series called GOLD RUSH, there is a kit which includes a REAL PAY DIRT GUARANTEE! […]

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Hickory Farms Gives Back #HickoryTradition #spon

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor You may remember that I recently posted about Hickory Farms as a Holiday Tradition and gave away one of their delicious artisanal cheese and salami flights. Hickory Farms offers a variety of specialty foods and holiday food gifts that are perfect for any budget and for everyone on your list […]

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Masterchef Junior Casting for Season 2 in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Dallas

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor – Are you the next Masterchef Junior? MasterChef is on a nationwide search for the most talented young home cooks in America between the ages of 8-13 as of March 10, 2014. The winner will receive a cash prize and the title of MasterChef Junior. If you think you are […]

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Netflix – Great for Traveling This Holiday Season

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Did you know that you can take Netflix on the road with you? As you travel for holiday vacations (maybe over the woods to Grandma’s house?), you can enjoy Netflix on your smartphones and tablets (you will need a wifi hotspot though). And if you have a kid that simply […]

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Don’t Miss: Mother Africa from Circus Der Sinne at The New Victory Theater

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman In 2005 a street artist named Winston Ruddle invested all of his savings to make his childhood dream come true: he founded a circus college in an old hotel in Tanzania. His mission: to train young African artists. Over the years Ruddle has trained over 150 young African performers at […]

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Movie Review: Adventures of the Penguin King

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman The Adventures of the Penguin King is a unique film that looks like a documentary but it is narrated by Tim Allen so, as you can expect, there’s a lot of humor involved. What makes it so unique is that the story is told from the point of view of […]

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Creating Family Traditions with Welch’s #Spon

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor My family is Jewish and we light the Sabbath Candles every Friday Night and say the traditional brucha over the wine, using grape juice (as a wine replacement). And the grape juice we’ve always used has been Welch’s Grape Juice. My parents gave it to me, I give it to […]

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